Fundys-GI & GU

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  1. Also known as black lungs disease.
    anthracosis
  2. Procedure which produces an opening between colon and surface of body.
    colostomy
  3. Surgical incision into the chest wall.
    thoracotomy
  4. bleeding from the throat.
    pharyngorrhagia
  5. suffix meaning breathe.
    -pnea
  6. medical term for heartburn
    gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  7. difficulty swallowing
    dysphagia
  8. surgical removal of the ileum.
    ileectomy
  9. medical term for excessive vomiting.
    hyperemesis
  10. medical term meaning slanted or at an angle
    oblique
  11. excessive vomiting
    hyperemesis
  12. suffix meaning surgical fixation
    -desis
  13. medical term for suffocation
    asphyxia
  14. prefix meaning toward; in the direction of
    ad-
  15. medical term meaning slanted or at an angle
    oblique
  16. salivary glands located in front of each ear
    parotid
  17. surgical repair of the pharynx
    pharyngoplasty
  18. rapid breathing
    tachypnea
  19. wooping cough
    pertussis
  20. Medical abbreviation "TIA"
    Transient ischemic attack (mini stroke)
  21. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident
  22. BRP
    bathroom privelages
  23. BR
    bed rest
  24. BRAT
    bananas, rice, apples, toast
  25. CK-BB
    CK-creatine kinase, BB = in the brain
  26. FBS
    fasting blood sugar
  27. AST
    aspartate aminortansferase
  28. ALT
    alanine aminotransferase
  29. LDL
    low-density lipoprotien
  30. EKG
    electrocardiogram
  31. EEG
    electroencephalogram
  32. CVP
    central venous pressure
  33. TIA
    transient ischemic attack (mini stroke)
  34. PaCO2
    partial pressure of carbon dioxide
  35. SPECT (radiology)
    single photon emission computed tomography
  36. t-PA
    tissue plasminogen activator (medication)
  37. The mental activities associated with thinking, learning and memory.
    cognition
  38. A disturbance in the memory marked by partial inability to recall past experiences.
    amnesia
  39. The loss of the ability to speak, write, or comprehend the written or spoken word.
    aphasia
  40. The condition of excessive sensitivity to stimuli.
    hyperesthesia
  41. The group of neurologic disorders characterized by recurrent episodes of seizures.
    epilepsy
  42. The medical term for a condition commonly known as reading disorder.
    dyslexia
  43. The condition is commonly known as Lou Gherig's disease.
    ALS - amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  44. known as "nerve glue"
    glial cells
  45. group of disorders associated with degenerative changes in the brain structure
    alzheimers
  46. a collection of blood trapped in tissues of the brain.
    cranial hematoma
  47. hypnotic
    produces sleep
  48. sedative
    produces calm without producing sleep.
  49. tranquilizer
    supresses anxiety and relaxes muscles
  50. sleepwalking
    somnambulism
  51. lobe of the brain that controls eyesight
    occipital
  52. fainting
    syncope
  53. indifference and a reduced level of activity
    apathy
  54. excessive sensitivity to stimuli
    hyperesthesia
  55. combining form meaning brain
    cerebell/o
  56. CVA
    stroke
  57. white protective covering over nerve cells
    myelin
  58. comminuted fracture
    fracture in which bone is splintered or crushed
  59. contracture
    shortening or hardening of muscles, tendons or other tissue, often leading to deformity & rigid joints.
  60. repetitive motion disorder caused by pressure on tendons and nerves.
    carpel tunnel syndrome
  61. fibromyalgia
    chronic disorder caused by widespread musculoskelital pain, fatigue & tenderness in localized areas.
  62. a bone break causing loss of height of the vertebral body.
    compression fracture

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